Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

New Beach Safety Warning

beach
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

3:07pm 15th August 2012

Cornwall is getting a new safety warning after a girl was treated for suspected spinal injuries at a Cornish beach.

The teenager slipped on rocks out of sight of lifeguards at Treyarnon on Sunday.

Crews had to move her onto the beach to check her over, but she did not suffer any major injury.

Supervisor Leon Bennett said: "It continues to be a busy time for RNLI lifeguards in North Cornwall as visitors and locals make the most of what our county has to offer and in the last few days alone lifeguards have assisted people in rip currents and dealt with numerous minor first aid incidents. The charity encourages people to follow these top safety tips to ensure they have a safe and enjoyable time at the beach."

Here are five tips to help keep your family safe at the coast:

1. Swim at a lifeguarded beach, between the red and yellow flags
2. Never use inflatables in strong winds or rough seas
3. Check tide times before you go
4.  If you get into trouble, stick your hand in the air and shout for help
5.  If you see someone else in trouble, tell a lifeguard. If you can't see a lifeguard, call 999 or 112 and ask for the Coastguard.

For more information visit www.rnli.org.uk/beachsafety

3:07pm 15th August 2012

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
traffic cones

WATCH: New Road Safety Schemes Across Cornwall

Work carried out from Penzance to Bude thanks to funding

IMG_1479

Woman In Cornwall Beach Fall Rescue

The holiday-maker suffered head injuries

Most read
police tape 3

One Person "In Shock" After Crash

Collision happened near Hayle on Saturday night

police tape 3

Biker Hospitalised After Bodmin Crash

He has suffered a suspected broken leg

Top articles

WATCH: Let It Shine's Nightfall "Were All Shining"

Cornwall News: Bet we haven't seen the last of Bodmin's Huw Roberts

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

Storm Ewan arrives only days after Doris left trail of destruction

National News: Parts of the UK are bracing for strong winds, heavy rain and ice just days after Storm Doris left a trail of destruction in its wake.

WATCH: Let It Shine's Nightfall "Were All Shining"

Cornwall News: Bet we haven't seen the last of Bodmin's Huw Roberts

Apollo 13 actor Bill Paxton dies at 61

Showbiz News: Actor Bill Paxton, best known for his roles in Apollo 13 and Twister, has died at age 61, his family have said.

Political protests to dominate Oscars as stars rally against Trump

World News: The head of the Academy Awards has told Sky News she supports stars who make political statements from the Oscars stage.

Ranieri defied 5,000-1 odds - but it wasn't enough for Leicester

Sports News: In Monte Carlo last week, Usain Bolt attempted the greatest sporting selfie of all time at the star-studded Laureus Awards. 

WATCH: Chewbacca Sings Silent Night

Strange News: You won’t regret watching this festive treat

Newer article

Warning Over Abandoned Beer Bottles

Cornwall News: Police worry they are a glassing waiting to happen

Older article

New Sun Safety Trial

Cornwall News: Cornish families set to find out how long it is safe to stay in the sun

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate Extra Footer LogoEscape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training

 

© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.